One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A place where one is as happy, relaxed, or comfortable as in one's own home.
- ‘Indonesian representatives abroad must open up their offices and make them a comfortable home away from home for expatriate Indonesians.’
- ‘SW19 had always been his comfort zone, his home from home.’
- ‘A disco is in full swing and 120 14-18 year olds have braved the weather to come to the centre which is a home from home for many of them, six days and nights a week.’
- ‘It's important that the hospice is a home from home, somewhere where their final days are as pleasant as possible.’
- ‘It is not just the fact that Gibraltar is a tax-free home from home that encourages holidaymakers to visit - there is plenty more to do than simply go shopping.’
- ‘After the city where I was born, the city where my wife was born and the city where we now live, Dublin is home from home.’
- ‘In this isolated part of the world, Bluff makes a comforting home away from home - especially with the Cow Canyon Trading Post and Restaurant in town.’
- ‘Anyway, the caravan became my home away from home.’
- ‘To accommodate this appetite for a real home from home, numerous web sites have sprung up on the internet offering privately owned Florida villas for rent.’
- ‘It's my home away from home, and I haven't stayed there the last two trips.’
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